Computer and Information Science

  • Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Editor Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-12-7
    534 pages, February, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 158992 times.
    Although many other models of concurrent and distributed systems have been de- veloped since the introduction in 1964 Petri nets are still an essential model for concurrent systems with respect to both the theory and the applications. The main attrac ...
  • Reinforcement Learning
    Reinforcement Learning
    Editor Cornelius Weber, Mark Elshaw and Norbert Michael Mayer
    ISBN 978-3-902613-14-1
    434 pages, January, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 147762 times.
    Brains rule the world, and brain-like computation is increasingly used in computers and electronic devices. Brain-like computation is about processing and interpreting data or directly putting forward and performing actions. Learning is a very import ...
  • Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
    Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
    Editor Felix T.S. Chan and Manoj Kumar Tiwari
    ISBN 978-3-902613-09-7
    548 pages, December, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 246423 times.
    In the era globalisation the emerging technologies are governing engineering industries to a multifaceted state. The escalating complexity has demanded researchers to find the possible ways of easing the solution of the problems. This has motivated t ...
  • Human Robot Interaction
    Human Robot Interaction
    Editor Nilanjan Sarkar
    ISBN 978-3-902613-13-4
    522 pages, September, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 131380 times.
    Human-robot interaction research is diverse and covers a wide range of topics. All aspects of human factors and robotics are within the purview of HRI research so far as they provide insight into how to improve our understanding in developing effecti ...
  • Face Recognition
    Face Recognition
    Editor Kresimir Delac and Mislav Grgic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-03-5
    570 pages, July, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 517077 times.
    This book will serve as a handbook for students, researchers and practitioners in the area of automatic (computer) face recognition and inspire some future research ideas by identifying potential research directions. The book consists of 28 chapters, ...
  • Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding
    Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding
    Editor Michael Grimm and Kristian Kroschel
    ISBN 978-3-902613-08-0
    460 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 173121 times.
    This book on Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding brings together many different aspects of the current research on automatic speech recognition and language understanding. The first four chapters address the task of voice activity detection w ...
  • Scene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and Tracking
    Scene Reconstruction Pose Estimation and Tracking
    Editor Rustam Stolkin
    ISBN 978-3-902613-06-6
    530 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 142768 times.
    This book reports recent advances in the use of pattern recognition techniques for computer and robot vision. The sciences of pattern recognition and computational vision have been inextricably intertwined since their early days, some four decades ag ...
  • Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Editor Goro Obinata and Ashish Dutta
    ISBN 978-3-902613-05-9
    536 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 186629 times.
    Research in computer vision has exponentially increased in the last two decades due to the availability of cheap cameras and fast processors. This increase has also been accompanied by a blurring of the boundaries between the different applications o ...